It is with great sadness the family of Maria Maio, a remarkable woman, wonderful mother and grandmother passed away on October 1, 2010, at the age of 80, surrounded by her loving family.
Maria was predeceased by her husband, Francesco–semicolon– her parents, Pietro and Anna Caputo–semicolon– two sisters and two brothers. She leaves behind to mourn her loss her six children, Angelo (Lilibeth), Rose Caputo (John), Lilian Persi (Angelo), Richard (Elaine), John (Mira), and Adrienne Bienvenu (Rob)–semicolon– 10 grandchildren, Mary (Doug) LaRoche, Fran Boettger, Mike (Tamara) Caputo, Neil Thompson, Kevin, Bryan, Marc Maio, Andy, Brad Bienvenu, Sheldon Maio–semicolon– and four great grandchildren, Jordan, Quinn LaRoche, Haylee Boettger and Elliot Caputo. She also leaves behind her three sisters, two brothers and numerous nieces and nephews.
Born in Aiello Calabrio Cosenza Italy, she immigrated to Canada in 1959. Her passion was her children, grandchildren, gardening and cooking. Although, she suffered many health ailments, she never lost her smile or sense of humour.
The family would like to acknowledge Unit 3B Dickensfield Extended Care Facility for their compassionate care and kindness they showed our mother.